The summer of success continued for Henry McKay at the 2018 FINA World Junior Championships. The Ottawa diver headed into the competition having won gold with Victor Povzner, his synchro partner, at their last two international competitions. They completed the natural hat-trick at the world juniors.
It’s the busiest time of year for tennis in Ottawa and local players at both the junior and senior levels are making their presence felt at home.
The next wave of Canadian water polo stars displayed their talents at the 2018 UANA Junior Pan American Championships last month. Canada’s Under-19 women left Clearwater, Florida as champions while the men came home with hard-fought bronze medals.
Barrhaven forward Merissah Russell took another step towards her basketball dream – the WNBA – at the FIBA Under-17 World Cup.
Canada’s Under-19 gridiron squad won a 13-7 defensive battle against Mexico in the tournament’s finals, making Canada the first country to win back-to-back championships.
Halley and Maya Chopra had only a week to prepare for the Field Hockey Canada National Championships, but by the end of the Toronto tournament they were wearing silver medals.
Tim Nedow kept up his exceptional track and field season by setting a new personal best throw of 21.02 m in the shotput at the North American Central American and Caribbean Championships.